Founded in 1891 and located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, the University of La Verne is a private, nonprofit, comprehensive institution founded on four core values: lifelong learning, ethical reasoning, civic and community engagement, and diversity and inclusivity. The university serves more than 8,400 students on the historic La Verne location as well as across nine regional campuses.
Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications, the Dean of Admission will provide strategic and operational leadership for recruitment and enrollment for all academic programs across the university’s main and nine regional campuses.
The Dean of Admission will work closely and collaboratively with academic deans, faculty, financial aid, student accounts, and marketing to ensure that the university continues to attract and enroll a talented and diverse population of undergraduate students, graduate students, and adult learners.
Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.
Development of a comprehensive, 5-year strategic enrollment management plan that reflects the university’s mission, vision, and capacity
Leadership and management of a staff of approximately 40 employees
Oversight of a substantial budget
Coordination of special events to further recruitment efforts
Creation of technology-enabled and data-driven admission and enrollment processes
Collaboration with Office of Strategic Communications on recruitment marketing strategies
Oversight of international student recruitment at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Selected qualifications include:
A master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university
Seven years of experience in higher education with increasing levels of responsibility
Experience working with diverse student populations
The University of La Verne was founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, a small protestant denomination. While the University no longer has official ties to the Church of the Brethren, the University continues to be shaped by values of service, community, hospitality, social justice and humility.
Core values of the university include:
Diversity and inclusivity
The University has a strong commitment to diversity and equity, and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations. The university seeks to widen access to higher education and prepare students to have career and community success. Today, the University has a federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with 45% of the student population identifying itself as Hispanic/Latino, 65% students of color, 7.6% international students, and a large proportion first-generation.
The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation.
The University of La Verne has partnered with Another Source, an external recruitment firm, to assist in their hiring process. Please apply on the Another Source Careers Site to be considered:
The University of La Verne is a 124-year-old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in Southern California with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence, community engagement, and an increasing commitment to research and publications. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality liberal arts and professional degree programs at the under...graduate, graduate and doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners.
The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with 40% of the student population identifying itself as Latino/Latina, 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion of first generation university students. All programs have high retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minorities.
The University of La Verne has a strong commitment to diversity and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations.